International Art

November 2025, 2021
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LOT 11

Lot 11

Samuel Walters (1811-1882)

Samuel Walters (1811-1882)
Lot 11 Details
Samuel Walters (1811-1882), British


Oil on canvas; strengthened signature "S. Walters" lower left
26 ins x 36 ins; 66 cms x 91.4 cms

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $3,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Samuel Walters (1811-1882)
  • Samuel Walters (1811-1882)
  • Samuel Walters (1811-1882)

Ex. Coll. Betty Mather (née Molson) of Westmount, PQ;
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto


Tuskar Rock is a group of rocks topped by a lighthouse 11 kilometres (6.8 miles) off the southeast coast of County Wexford, Ireland.

Samuel Walters was the best known of the ship portrait painters in Liverpool, England. For much of the 19th century, Liverpool was the busiest port in Europe and was the site of a wealthy ship building community with an appetite for ship portraits.


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LOT 11

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